Winn, Glen A.

November 26, 1940 - October 12, 2013

Services for Glen Allen Winn, 72, of The Colony are scheduled for 10:30 A.M., on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at ARIA Memorial Chapel in Dallas.  Mr. Winn passed away on October 12th. He was born on November 26, 1940 in Carroll, Iowa to the late Edward and Rose Marie Otjen Winn.  He was preceded in death by an infant sister, Lois Ann Winn and a brother, Donald Winn. He is survived by his beloved wife of 48 years, Phyllis Winn of The Colony; loving daughter, Stephanie Van Zomeren and husband Joel of Burnsville, Minnesota and cherished son, Brad Winn and his fiancé, Jayna Denton of Frisco; precious grandchildren, Chris and Jeanette; six sisters, Arlene Anderson of Carroll, Iowa, Geraldine (Don) Whited of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Corinne (Jerry) Gute of Burnet, Texas, Gloria (Dennis) Ries of Azle, Texas, Mary (Tom) Cota of Apache Junction, Arizona, and Georgia (Steve) Schmickle of Marion, Iowa; 2 brothers, Marion “Windy” (Delores) Winn of Marion, Iowa and Jim Winn also of Marion, Iowa; numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends. Glen was a 1959 graduate from Carroll High School, Carroll, IA. He was in the U.S. Army National Guard from 1963-69. He attended Weaver’s Airline School, Kansas City, MO in 1964. The same year he started with Ozark Airlines at O’hare Field, Chicago, IL as a ramp agent.  He was the Station Manager at Waterloo, Iowa airport in 1986 when the TWA merger occurred. In 1988 he transferred to DFW airport as a customer service agent. After the American Airlines merger, he retired in 2003. During retirement he worked part-time at a RaceTrac convenience store and fully retired in 2009. Glen was the star basketball player in high school and junior college. He was an avid sports fan and an enthusiastic fisherman. The family will receive friends from 7:00-9:00 P.M. on Monday evening, Oct. 14th, at ARIA Funeral Home. Another memorial service will be held in Cedar Rapids, IA, at a date to be announced. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Carroll High School Foundation, PO Box 156, Carroll, Iowa 51401, or to the American Cancer Society, or to a charity of your choice. Please send family condolences at


Aria Cremation Service & Funeral Home
Memorial Chapel 
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252

214) 306-6700

7 replies on “Winn, Glen A.”

Donna Rae Berndt Jones -- Class of CHS 1960 says:

Dear Family,
Though I was in the class behind Glen, I went to all their reunions. He and his big smile were always there!!
May you find peace with his passing.
Remember HE will never let you down and HE will let you go! How great!!

Donna Rae Berndt Jones– CHS 1960 Class

Charlene Camp says:

Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Don & Patty Stueber says:

Glenn is in our prayers

Ruth Julich (Madigan) says:

Phyllis and family, Thinking of you with a sad heart.You and the family are in my prayers. Ruth

Michon Shepheard says:

Phyllis and Family,
You have my deepest sympathy. My prayers will continue to be with you as you transition. Glen put up a great fight with all of your help. Lots of love with Angel wings around you.

Lonny & Chris Lerch says:

Phyllis and family, Our deepest sympathy and prayers go out to you all. Uncle Glen will truly be missed.
Love, Lerch family, Cruise family, True family, Stacy Winn and Donna Blackwell.

Tonya Hunt says:

Phyllis and family:

I am deeply sadden to hear the news of Glen. My prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Phyllis, I will be in touch!

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